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Birthplace
Washington, Arkansas

Birth year
1940

Lives in
Berlin

Works in
Berlin

Current Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2014 Zero & Not
21er Haus
 
Statement






Jimmie Durham Biography










1940 Born in Washington, Arkansas






1960 1960s active in theater, performance, and literature in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement






1964 Since then performances, textpublications, exhibitions






1965 First solo art exhibit in Austin, Texas






1969 - 1973 Lived in Geneva, Switzerland (street actions in Geneva)






1975 - 1979 Director of the International Indian Treaty Council, New York, representative of the American Indian Movement, United Nations, New York






1973 - 1980 Political organizer in the American Indian Movement






1973 - 1980 representative at the United Nations






1975 - 1980 Co-editor of Treaty Council News, monthly journal of the International Indian Treaty Council, many international exhibitions, videos and films






1981 - 1983 Director of the Foundation for the Community of Artists (FCA), N.Y.C.






1987 Moved to Mexico






1994 Returned to Europe






2009 Survey at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris







Lives in Berlin





Selected Exhibitions










2009 Jimmie Durham retrospective, Musée d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France






2008 Manifesta 7, the European Biennial of Contemporary art, Trentino, Italy






2008 Art Basel 39, Switzerland






2007 Silvia Ocougne / Jimmie Durham, Metaphrase & Metathesis, Berlin, Germany







Exhibited in Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst in Gent, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, ICA London, Barbara Wien in Berlin, Documenta in Kassel, Hamburg Kunstverein, FRAC in Reims, Wittgenstein Haus in Vienna, Whitney Biennial, Kunstverein in Munich, Venice Biennale, among others.





Literature










2005 The Second Particle Wave Theory, University of Sunderland and Banff, 2005






2005 The American West, exhibition curated by Jimmie Durham and Richard Hill, Compton Verney, England, 2005






2004 Jimmie Durham, Edizione Charta, Milano, 2004






2001 Stoneheart, CCA, Kitakyushyu, 2001






2000 Jimmie Durham. Mäßige Materialfehler. 9 etchings (42x32) and a text in portfolio. Ed. of 6 arab. & 6 rom. num. & sign. copies. Wiens Verlag, Berlin 2000






2000 Jimmie Durham. (Stadtplan). Offsetprint on Tyvek, 175x119. ed. of 50 num. & sign. copies. Berlin 2000






1998 Jimmie Durham. Between the furniture and the building / between a rock and a hard place. Cologne 1998






1996 Jimmie Durham. Der Verführer und der Steinerne Gast. Wien 1996






1995 Jimmie Durham, Phaidon Press, London 1995






1995 A comprehensive survey, Jimmie Durham, has been published by Phaidon Press, London in 1995






1993 Jimmie Durham. My Book, The East London Coelacanth ... . London 1993






1993 Jimmie Durham. A Certain Lack of Coherence. Writings on Art & Cultural Politics. 256 S., 21x14,5 brosch.. London 1993
Recent Exhibits

Jimmie Durham participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2014 Extinction Marathon: Visions of the Future (October 19)
Serpentine Sackler Gallery
 
Oct, 2014 Extinction Marathon: Visions of the Future (October 18)
Serpentine Sackler Gallery
 
Jun, 2014 Traces and Shiny Evidence
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
 
May, 2014 Advance through Retreat
Rockbund Art Museum
 
Mar, 2014 2014 Whitney Biennial
Whitney Museum of American Art
 
Mar, 2014 2014 Whitney Biennial, Opening Day
Whitney Museum of American Art
 
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